The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 205 116 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.36% 8.23% 10.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.24% 40.42% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 61 91
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £35.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 - £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
425 287 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.71% 20.37% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 147 180
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -49.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £16.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £16.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the East Midlands region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the East Midlands region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

.NET
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +7 79 £325 -9.72% 56
Leicestershire +16 77 £285 +3.63% 29
Northamptonshire +16 29 £425 +37.09% 44
Derbyshire -24 7 £375 +15.38% 22
Lincolnshire -3 5 £250 - 10
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 260 (73.45%) C#
2 163 (46.05%) SQL
3 153 (43.22%) SQL Server
4 139 (39.27%) ASP.NET
5 116 (32.77%) HTML
6 115 (32.49%) JavaScript
7 104 (29.38%) MVC
8 100 (28.25%) Microsoft
9 89 (25.14%) .NET Framework
10 87 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
11 86 (24.29%) CSS
12 81 (22.88%) Oracle
13 75 (21.19%) Visual Studio
14 66 (18.64%) Windows
15 64 (18.08%) VB.NET
15 64 (18.08%) WCF
16 63 (17.80%) Web Services
17 54 (15.25%) jQuery
18 53 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
19 48 (13.56%) HTML5
20 38 (10.73%) Java
21 37 (10.45%) AngularJS
22 36 (10.17%) High Availability
22 36 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
22 36 (10.17%) TDD
23 35 (9.89%) Relational Database
24 34 (9.60%) E-Commerce
25 32 (9.04%) Windows Server
26 31 (8.76%) OO
26 31 (8.76%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.24%) Node.js
3 13 (3.67%) IIS
4 12 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (2.54%) CMS
5 9 (2.54%) DNN
5 9 (2.54%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.41%) NServiceBus
7 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.13%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.28%) Kentico
10 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.95%) MS Office
3 8 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) MS Project
4 2 (0.56%) Simulink
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.85%) PaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.91%) TCP/IP
2 25 (7.06%) Modbus
3 7 (1.98%) Internet
4 4 (1.13%) SSL
5 2 (0.56%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) LDAP
6 1 (0.28%) SAN
6 1 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (43.22%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.89%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (4.24%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.95%) MongoDB
8 13 (3.67%) CouchDB
8 13 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.98%) DB2
10 5 (1.41%) DTS
10 5 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 75 (21.19%) Visual Studio
2 36 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.54%) CruiseControl
3 9 (2.54%) Selenium
3 9 (2.54%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.85%) git-flow
5 3 (0.85%) JMeter
5 3 (0.85%) MSTest
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.56%) Clang
6 2 (0.56%) JIRA
7 1 (0.28%) Bower
7 1 (0.28%) GitLab
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.28%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 28 (7.91%) Finance
2 22 (6.21%) Retail
3 11 (3.11%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.26%) Law
4 8 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.13%) Advertising
6 3 (0.85%) Automotive
6 3 (0.85%) Back Office
6 3 (0.85%) Front Office
6 3 (0.85%) Marketing
6 3 (0.85%) Publishing
7 2 (0.56%) Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Billing
7 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) French Language
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 243 (68.64%) Developer
2 153 (43.22%) .NET Developer
3 102 (28.81%) C# Developer
4 83 (23.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (11.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (8.76%) Architect
7 30 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 29 (8.19%) SQL Developer
9 24 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (6.21%) Analyst
11 19 (5.37%) SharePoint Developer
12 17 (4.80%) Development Manager
13 15 (4.24%) WCF Developer
14 14 (3.95%) Designer
14 14 (3.95%) VB.NET Developer
15 13 (3.67%) Applications Developer
15 13 (3.67%) Senior Developer
16 12 (3.39%) C# WCF Developer
17 11 (3.11%) Oracle Developer
17 11 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (39.27%) ASP.NET
2 116 (32.77%) HTML
3 89 (25.14%) .NET Framework
4 86 (24.29%) CSS
5 64 (18.08%) WCF
6 63 (17.80%) Web Services
7 54 (15.25%) jQuery
8 53 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (13.56%) HTML5
10 37 (10.45%) AngularJS
11 31 (8.76%) WPF
12 30 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (7.06%) CSS3
13 25 (7.06%) RESTful
13 25 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (6.78%) Entity Framework
15 18 (5.08%) XML
16 17 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 16 (4.52%) LINQ
18 15 (4.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.82%) User Experience
3 9 (2.54%) Algorithms
3 9 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.98%) iSeries
4 7 (1.98%) Life Science
5 6 (1.69%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.13%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.85%) NHS
8 2 (0.56%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.56%) iPad
8 2 (0.56%) iPhone
8 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.56%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.28%) AS400
9 1 (0.28%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.28%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.28%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.64%) Windows
2 32 (9.04%) Windows Server
3 21 (5.93%) Unix
4 14 (3.95%) Windows 10
5 12 (3.39%) Windows Phone
6 8 (2.26%) Linux
6 8 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.13%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (29.38%) MVC
2 87 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (10.17%) High Availability
3 36 (10.17%) TDD
4 34 (9.60%) E-Commerce
5 31 (8.76%) OO
6 29 (8.19%) CRM
7 24 (6.78%) Scrum
8 22 (6.21%) Software Engineering
9 18 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (5.08%) ITIL
9 18 (5.08%) UML
10 15 (4.24%) Web Design
11 14 (3.95%) Logistics
12 13 (3.67%) Change Management
12 13 (3.67%) MVVM
13 12 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (3.39%) SOA
14 11 (3.11%) Web Development
14 11 (3.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 260 (73.45%) C#
2 163 (46.05%) SQL
3 115 (32.49%) JavaScript
4 64 (18.08%) VB.NET
5 38 (10.73%) Java
6 27 (7.63%) PL/SQL
7 26 (7.34%) VB
8 18 (5.08%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.67%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.39%) VB6
11 10 (2.82%) VBA
12 6 (1.69%) Perl
12 6 (1.69%) Python
13 5 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.41%) C++
13 5 (1.41%) PHP
13 5 (1.41%) Scala
13 5 (1.41%) VBScript
14 4 (1.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (5.93%) Degree
2 5 (1.41%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) HND
5 2 (0.56%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.26%) ISO 9001
1 8 (2.26%) TickIT
2 6 (1.69%) QA
3 4 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) AirWatch
1 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 100 (28.25%) Microsoft
2 81 (22.88%) Oracle
3 26 (7.34%) Siemens
4 16 (4.52%) SAP
5 10 (2.82%) VMware
6 7 (1.98%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.41%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.13%) BMC
9 4 (1.13%) IBM
9 4 (1.13%) webMethods
10 3 (0.85%) Genesys
10 3 (0.85%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.56%) Google
11 2 (0.56%) Informatica
11 2 (0.56%) Kony
11 2 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.56%) Tableau
12 1 (0.28%) Facebook
12 1 (0.28%) Twitter
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